The function of poetic speech in the narrative in Daniel 2

  • P M Venter

Abstract

Two poetic sections are identified and investigated in Daniel 2. Attention is paid to the function of these poems within the narrative in Daniel 2 and its particular structure. The conclusion is drawn that poetic speech is used here as a focusing technique to point out the main themes of the narrative.

Published
2016-11-21
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 2072-8050
print ISSN: 0259-9422